Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections in women. They are so common that it’s thought about 50% of women have had a urinary tract infection. Here is what you need to know, including whether there’s a relationship between UTIs and your period. (…)
A Noiva is the name of a five metres high chandelier made by the Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos. Looking at it from a distance, you wouldn’t even notice it’s made of 25,000 tampons. (…)
How often do you need to change a sanitary pad? Good question. Probably it’s more often than you think. (…)
You’d throw away old mascara. But tampons and sanitary pads last forever, don’t they? Yes and no. (…)
Did you know that a pack of conventional pads contains the same amount of plastic as 4 plastic carrier bags? Thankfully, there’s a better choice for both your body and the environment. That’s why we give away 5 packages of plastic free sanitary pads. Mail & win! (…)
Menstruating environmentally friendly is a big hype. Great green news. But it takes more than a cotton plant on the packaging to be eco-friendly. (…)
Guess what: you can buy washable sanitary pads, but you can also buy reusable tampons!
Is it necessary to take tampons when visiting Nicaragua or are they also sold there? What’s the availability of feminine hygiene products in foreign countries like?
We’re pretty conservative when it comes to our sanitary products. Shops are full of sanitary towels and tampons. Although you have to actively look for alternatives, they are available. Here’s a list.
Belgian designer Walter Raes (based in London) once stated he could turn any sort of rubbish into a wearable piece of clothing. (…)
Most of the times we hide our tampons, somewhere in a coat pocket or concealed in a colourful little bag. But why?
Tampons are usually made of cotton, rayon or a mix of these two fibres. But maybe in the future they’ll be made of jellyfish.
Were 100 tampons enough for a one-week mission into space? Or would she need 200? This was what a male NASA engineer asked Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. (…)
Just like sanitary towels, tampons also have a link with the war industry. During World War 1, nurses used cotton wool to produce their own.
One of the advantages of running: you can do it whenever you want and at your own pace. Five tips for running on your period.